Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Kennedy High School Air Conditioning at 50% for Summer School

It was a bad day to be holed up in a building with a faltering air conditioner, but students and staff at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring braved summer school classes that way despite Monday’s severe heat.
Montgomery school officials said Kennedy’s air conditioning was operating at about 50 percent, with crews working to make repairs.
Temperatures in some classrooms climbed as high as 84 degrees, but many rooms remained at the normal temperature of 76 degrees, said spokeswoman Gboyinde Onijala. The summer school day went on as scheduled, ending about 1 p.m., she said...


1 comment:

  1. The a/c in many schools is faulty and the system is considering opening a week earlier next year. That would mean students and staff are subject to sitting in hot and humid rooms - though the county only accounts for temperature. They do not take into consideration the humidity level, which can be dangerous for those suffering from allergies and/or asthma, amongst other medical issues. Additionally, there are a multitude of problems when things in the building that get moisture build up and thus, creating a mold problem.


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